Liz Gannes

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Airbnb Files Objection to New York User Data Subpoena

The peer accommodation marketplace Airbnb responded today to what could be one of the more serious regulatory threats to its business so far: The New York State attorney general subpoenaing user data in an attempt to root out illegal hosts. The company filed a motion in the New York State Supreme Court objecting to the broadness of the demands, it said. The good thing for Airbnb is that protecting user data is pretty trendy right now.


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First the NSA came for, well, jeez pretty much everybody’s data at this point, and I said nothing because wait how does this joke work

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